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Indiana University South Bend will host a Symposium on Educational Inclusion this week. IU faculty, staff, and invited nationally-recognized researchers will lead conversations that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational settings.  The Symposium is aligned with Indiana University’s commitment to anti-racism and IU South Bend’s mission to serve the needs of all of the individuals in our region. It aims to spark discussions about supporting the needs of students…

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The new palliative and supportive care minor in the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend is the first minor of its kind in the area. The minor was established to introduce palliative care education at undergraduate level, broaden the scope of people educated in palliative care, and address the workforce shortage in that field.  “Palliative care is not hospice care,” explains Bunmi Okanlami, MD, MBA,…

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After a year and a half of limited in-person classes and gatherings due to the ongoing pandemic, Indiana University South Bend Titans recently returned to campus for the fall 2021 semester. Weeks of activities and events included the start of classes August 23, fairs connecting students to career, majors and minors, and clubs, a Titan Splash color run, archery tag, and much more. “Staff and faculty are thrilled to have…

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Indiana University South Bend rankings in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Report revealed significant upward movement from its 2021 rankings.  The report ranked IU South Bend 25th in social mobility among regional public universities in the Midwest, recognizing good graduation rates among students who receive Pell Grants. This ranking is a substantial increase over last year’s ranking at 50th in social mobility.   In addition, the School of Nursing at IU South Bend ranked 120th for best undergraduate nursing, the highest in the region, recognizing…

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IU South Bend has received a $350,000 Phase II Digital Skills Accelerator grant from the Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network. The grant aims to enhance and develop digital skills in computer science, health sciences, and data analytics for K-12 students and teachers, adult learners, and degree seekers in Elkhart and St. Joseph County.   The LIFT Network, in conjunction with the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership, is a regional consortium of colleges and non-profits, led by the University of Notre Dame and…

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